Info for School Age


What to Expect

School-aged children typically need between 9-11 hours of nighttime sleep. Factors that interfere with sleep at this age include homework, extracurricular activities, use of electronics, and late bedtimes.

Sleep problems are common at this age and may include difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, difficulty waking in the morning, nighttime fear, nightmares, sleepwalking, night terrors, bedwetting, snoring, and difficulty breathing. Consult with a registered professional if additional support is needed.